The Big Bang Theory is another hit product by Chuck Lorre, who also was in charge of one of the hottest comedies ever on television, Two and a Half Men. While the show is reaching its final stages, the cast is raking in the money with the main characters reeling in $1 million each episode. They’re certainly worth the money, as the show as been such a huge hit that it’s been renewed multiple times for three season contracts. Here are some other interesting facts about the hit CBS show that you probably didn’t know.
Leonard Doesn’t Really Have Glasses
Johnny Galecki doesn’t require glasswear, so generally the frames he has on during filming are real glasses without any magnifying or there’s no glass in them at all.
“Bazinga” Came From Grapefruit
Stephen Engel, one of the writers of the show, coined the “bazinga” term when he pulled pranks on other writers. Jokes would generally involve a taped-up grapefruit somewhere in their offices.